|Stacey Childress of Gates Foundation|
On May 30, 2013, Randi Weingarten, President of the
American Federation of Teachers and member of the Technical Advisory
Group of the Shared Learning Collaborative, the precursor to inBloom
Inc., wrote a letter to Michele Cahill and Stacey Childress, expressing
her concern about inBloom’s privacy and security provisions. Cahill is
Vice President at the Carnegie Corporation, and Childress is the Deputy
Director of the Gates Foundation, and they are both founding members of
inBloom’s Board of Directors. In
In her letter, Weingarten asks many questions, such as:
particular, inBloom is a creation of
the Gates Foundation, and was launched via $100 million of Gates funds.
Michele Cahill of Carnegie Corporation
- How is inBloom assuring that there is no unauthorized access to personally identifiable student and teacher data?
- What are inBloom’s plans to charge vendors for access to student data?
- How secure is its cloud-based storage compared with other methods?
Or download the pdf here: inBloom Letter
June 5th response:
Or download the pdf here: Letter to Randi Weingarten